Homecoming and Family Weekend

On Oct. 6, 7, and 8, 2022, Knight pride will ignite on campus as the University community—including alumni and families—join Arcadia students to celebrate Arcadia’s unrivaled educational experiences. 

It's time to celebrate—Knight style!

It's Homecoming & Family Weekend—Arcadia style. Alumni, faculty, staff, students, and families, celebrate your pride for the Scarlet and Grey during a weekend full of festivities. From a Jazz Concert at Grey Towers Castle to a 170-year drone celebration on Haber Green, get ready for a homecoming experience that is uniquely Arcadia!

TAKE A MOMENT TO REGISTER
Registrants should register online for the weekend. Some events have an attendance limit.

The Arcadia Homecoming Experience

Full Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 6

3 to 7 p.m. 

4:30 to 5:45 p.m. - 2nd Floor University Commons Building

4 to 6 p.m. - Blankley Hall

 
Common Read Lecture with author Kareem Rosser

6 to 7 p.m - Gymnasium

Reserve your ticket here.

Friday, Oct. 7

Salute to Excellence Scholarship Dinner
5 to 7 p.m.
Grey Towers Castle
This invitation-only event celebrates our extraordinary scholarship donors and recognizes the merit of our student recipients.

 

Fired Up! Block Party
5 to 7 p.m.
Haber Green
The community will come together for a fall-inspired party, complete with fire pits, s'mores, hot chocolate, and great company! 

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BINGO Knight
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Castle Tent
We're bringing an all-time Arcadia favorite to Homecoming & Family Weekend: BINGO Knight! Come play ten exciting games of BINGO to win some fabulous Arcadia swag.

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7 p.m. 
Grey Towers Castle
Sam Heifetz, faculty musicians, and guest musicians perform a one-hour concert in Grey Towers Castle, Grand Hall.

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7:30 p.m.
Filled with exquisite music and brilliant lyrics, this innovative new production is sure to enchant as it ventures beyond “happily ever after.”
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Arcadia Ghost Tours 
9 p.m.
Grey Towers Castle
Just in time for the spooky season, the Society for Castle Restoration takes you on a chilling tour of Arcadia University. Hear stories of Arcadia's past and the ghostly figures said to walk the halls of Grey Towers Castle still.

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Saturday, Oct. 8

Arcadia University Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Induction Ceremony 
10 a.m. to Noon
Commons Great Room
Enjoy brunch with the inductees, families, friends, and the University community at this special celebration to honor outstanding contributors to the Arcadia Athletics program and to recognize their extraordinary achievements.
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Celebrating Class of 2020 Event
Noon
Join some of Arcadia University Class of 2020 for a reunion celebration.
Registration via this link

 

Field Hockey Game
Noon
Arcadia v. Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

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All-Alumni Tailgate
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Jean Lenox-West Lawn
Come cheer on our Knights and enjoy traditional tailgate food and fun while you're here. We'll have frisbee spin art, basketball hoops, Knight giveaways, and more. Go, Knights!

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ArcadiaFest!
2 to 5 p.m.
Haber Green
Welcome home, Knights! Come home and come out to Arcadia Fest on the Green.

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Alumni Hospitality Tent @ ArcadiaFest
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Haber Green
Celebrate ArcadiaFest while connecting with other alumni. Meet the leadership of the Arcadia University Alumni Association, enjoy refreshments, and add your name to the mix to win one of our raffle prizes. Alumni campus tours will start from and return to the Hospitality Tent at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

 

Arcadia Athletics Baseball Alumni Game
2:00 p.m. 
Skip Wilson Field, Ambler, PA
postgame reception at 5:00 p.m.

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Arcadia Athletics Softball Alumni Game
2:00 p.m. 
Blankley Field
postgame reception at 4:00 p.m.

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Men’s Soccer Game: Arcadia v. Lycoming College
2:30 p.m. 
Jean Lennox West Field

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Alumni Campus Tours
2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Check-in at the Alumni Hospitality Tent on Haber Green and join us for a campus tour, to relive old memories and explore what’s new. 

 

5 p.m.
Lower Pit Parking Lot
Amir Campbell, our 2021-22 Arcadia Public Art Resident Artist, has completed his mural about the history of Arcadia's campus and the love story between Cremona and Richard Morrey.

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Women’s Soccer Game: Arcadia v. Lycoming College
5:30 p.m.
Jean Lennox West Field

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CELEBRATION RECEPTION: Light up the Knight!
Celebration of 170 Years Arcadia University
Starting at 7:30 p.m 
Haber Green
Don't miss the extravaganza event of Homecoming & Family Weekend. Good food, live music, and a drone show to light up the sky beginning at 9:15 p.m. (see more below)

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Into the Woods Theater Production
7:30 p.m. 

Tickets via this link

Open to the Public

Featured Events

Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Haber Green

Welcome home, Knights! Come home and come out to Arcadia Fest on the Green.

ArcadiaFest

Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Haber Green

Welcome home, Knights! Come home and come out to Arcadia Fest on the Green.

Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. Haber Green

The community will come together for a fall-inspired party, complete with fire pits, s'mores, hot chocolate, and great company! 

Fired Up! Block Party

Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. Haber Green

The community will come together for a fall-inspired party, complete with fire pits, s'mores, hot chocolate, and great company! 

Friday, 7 p.m. Grey Towers Castle, Grand Hall. 

Sam Heifetz, faculty musicians, and guest musicians perform a one-hour jazz concert.

Jazz in the Castle

Friday, 7 p.m. Grey Towers Castle, Grand Hall. 

Sam Heifetz, faculty musicians, and guest musicians perform a one-hour jazz concert.

Saturday, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Jean Lenox-West Lawn

Come cheer on our Knights and enjoy traditional tailgate food and fun while you're here. We'll have frisbee spin art, basketball hoops, Knight giveaways, and more. Go, Knights!

All-Alumni Tailgate

Saturday, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Jean Lenox-West Lawn

Come cheer on our Knights and enjoy traditional tailgate food and fun while you're here. We'll have frisbee spin art, basketball hoops, Knight giveaways, and more. Go, Knights!

Saturday, 5 p.m. Lower Pit Parking Lot

Amir Campbell, our 2021-22 Arcadia Public Art Resident Artist, has completed his mural about the history of Arcadia's campus and the love story between Cremona and Richard Morrey.

Mural Unveiling - "Arcadia" A Mural by Amir Campbell 

Saturday, 5 p.m. Lower Pit Parking Lot

Amir Campbell, our 2021-22 Arcadia Public Art Resident Artist, has completed his mural about the history of Arcadia's campus and the love story between Cremona and Richard Morrey.

Friday & Saturday Performances at 8 p.m. 

Into the Woods Theater Production

Friday & Saturday Performances at 8 p.m. 


Light Up the Knight: 170 Year Celebration

Starting at 7:30 p.m on Haber Green This is the must-attend event of Homecoming & Family Weekend, bringing together the entire Arcadia community.  Come to Haber Green for an extravaganza, including food from around the world, live musical performances, a beer & wine garden, and a drone show to light up the sky of our 170-year legacy of excellence.  *The Drone show will begin at 9:15 p.m.

More Information

Contact Lisa Stephens stephensl@arcadia.edu.